Vintage Map Shows Aerial Photographic Survey of Manhattan Island in 1921

Aerial Survey. Manhattan Island, New York City. Made by Fairchild Aerial Camera Corporation. August 4, 1921.
Aerial Survey. Manhattan Island, New York City. Made by Fairchild Aerial Camera Corporation. August 4, 1921.
Photo: NYPL

This incredible vintage photographic map gives an aerial survey of Manhattan as it appeared in 1921.

Aerial Survey. Manhattan Island, New York City. Made by Fairchild Aerial Camera Corporation. August 4, 1921.

Check out the specimen page at the New York Public Library digital collection for more information on this incredible map.

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